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Police Seize $26K in Marijuana from Twins' Home

Two Pasadena brothers reportedly had 26 marijuana plants growing in their backyard.

Police found 26 marijuana plants worth $26,000 at the home of two Pasadena brothers, according to a release from the Anne Arundel County Police Department.

According to the release, Robert Blake Clodfelter and Ronald James Clodfelter, both 41, of the unit block of Nicholson Drive in Pasadena were arrested on multiple drug-related offenses.

Police said on Thursday at 8:23 a.m., detectives from the Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Special Enforcement Section executed a search and seizure warrant at the Clodfelters' home. The search warrant was in reference to an investigation into marijuana growing at the residence.

After searching the home, police found 26 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $26,000 growing in the backyard, ranging in height from 3 to 9 feet tall. Police also found drug paraphernalia.

According to online court records, Robert Clodfelter was charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ronald Clodfelter was charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, possession with intent to distribute and possession of a controlled substance.

FlyingTooLow August 15, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Law enforcement needs to re-direct its focus on crimes... to those that are REAL crimes. I spent 5 years in Federal Prison for a marijuana offense. While I was there, I watched armed bank robbers come and go in as little as 20 months. After 3 years 'behind the wall,' I pointed this out to the parole board. Their response: “You must understand, yours was a very serious offense.” How do you respond to that mentality? I laughed about the parole panel's comment for 2 more years (as I still sat in prison), then wrote my book: Shoulda Robbed a Bank No, it is not a treatise on disproportionate sentences, but a look at what the 'marijuana culture' is really about. People pursuing happiness in their own way. Harming no one...nor their property. That’s my contribution to helping point out just how ludicrous our pot laws truly are. I hope you check it out.
FlyingTooLow August 15, 2012 at 06:25 PM
All card-carrying members of the DEA need to read: Shoulda Robbed a Bank Here is one of its reviews: 5.0 out of 5 stars... If David Sedaris had written 'Catcher in the Rye'..this would be it, June 30, 2012 Amazon Verified Purchase This review is from: Shoulda Robbed a Bank (Kindle Edition) I have never smoked pot in my life...nor do I ever care to. I read about this book in numerous Huffington Post comments. Thought I would read it because I know nothing about marijuana or the people involved with it. I am ecstatic that I did. Funny, Funny, Funny!!! The chapters are like short stories. Stories about unloading boats with helicopters, close encounters with law enforcement, traveling through the jungles of South America. The chapter about the author's first time smoking marijuana made me feel like I was with him...coughing. All of the characters were just a group of loveable, nice guys and girls. Not what I had been raised to believe...hysterical maniacs high on pot bent on death and mayhem. They were nothing like that. If you have ever read any of David Sedaris' books, and like them...you will love Shoulda Robbed a Bank. And the crazy things happening reminded me of Holden Caufield in 'Catcher in the Rye' and the way he staggered through life. The way the words are put together are like nothing I have ever heard. I am sure I will use many of the sayings found in this book just to dazzle my friends. A terrific read. I love this book.
Matt Clark August 16, 2012 at 03:15 AM
I guess there are no real crimes to solve in Ann Arundel County?
funnyguy August 16, 2012 at 05:25 PM
How can the state try to stop production of a PLANT?! You can not! You just keep arresting non violent offenders, and another pops up. As long as there is a supply and a demand, there will be a person there to fill the void. You know we all live in a yellow submarine.

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